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Ankle Oedema Symptoms
Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more
Yes: It is not unusual to retain fluid as your activity is diminished. It generally resolves with normal activity. ...Read more
CRPS left foot, stress fx, ORIF- redness, pain, sensitivity, swelling. Right foot swelling sometimes- no other symptoms. CRPS spreading?
Be checked by your..: Online inquiry and "guessing" at this time would not realistically help answer your concern. The best thing to do is to timely ask your treating doctor who knows more & better about your individual local and systemic conditions than anyone online. How to get all related things for good medical care done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Severe ankle pain, massive swelling and bruising. Can't move ankle. Inconclusive mri. What does this mean?
Severe sprain: This sounds like a third degree ( possibly second degree) sprain involving teating of the supporting ligament of the ankle and pooling of blood either into the musvle or the ankle joint itself. Obtain immediate orthopedic evaluation. Advise immediate rest, ice, compression and elevation, aircast splint and er if symtoms worsen. Ok to use advol or aleve (naproxen) for pain and swelling. ...Read more
Severe ankle sprain with fib fx. no sx. 6wks. Seen by podiatrist.Still painful with swelling. MRI?
Maybe: A fibular fracture can cause pain and swelling for 3-6 months, especially if it is healing without surgery. Severe ankle sprains can also be painful and swollen for 3 months or more. People often underestimate sprains because they are commonly brushed off as no big deal. They can be quite painful, more painful than a broken bone in some cases. An MRI is not a bad idea, however. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild CRPS after foot fracture and surgery. Symptoms- burning, throbbing pain, pitting edema, foot warm, red, red dots over foot. Options?
Define CRPs: CRP = C reactive Protein? This could be reflex dystrophy (complex regional pain syndrome). You need discuss this with your physician. ...Read more